Jazz Happenings

Phil Denny’s Armory Smooth Jazz Fete – Aug. 12, 2017

Phil Denny’s jazz fest in Lansing is just before GRandJazzFest The weekend before GRandJazzFest is another awesome fest — Phil Denny’s Armory Smooth Jazz Fete on Aug. 12, 2017, in Lansing! Phil — an awesome saxophonist — has performed at past GRandJazzFests. Phil will be joined by a lineup of amazing artists. Learn more and […]

A Night of Jazz on June 17, 2017, at DeVos Performance Hall

A Night of Jazz at DeVos Performance Hall A Night of Jazz featuring Rachelle Ferrell, Bob Baldwin and Avery Sunshine happens at DeVos Performance Hall on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Learn more and get tickets here.

GRandJazzFest 2017 Lineup Reveal Party!

The 2017 lineup for the 6th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation will be announced on April 26 at the House of Entertainment and Music (H.O.M.E.) at The B.O.B. That night at H.O.M.E., the Steve Hilger Jazz Quartet takes the stage. During the break, we’ll announce the lineup of performers for the 2017 GRandJazzFest! The […]

GRandJazzFest 2016 Reveal Party

The 2016 lineup for the 5th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation will be announced on April 27 at the House of Entertainment and Music (H.O.M.E.) at The B.O.B. That night at H.O.M.E.,Evidence Jazz Group led by saxophonist Michael Doyle takes the stage. Evidence performed at the 2014 GRandJazzFest. During the break, we’ll announce […]

St. Cecilia Music Center’s 2015 Great Artist Gala

Great Artist Gala – Dianne Reeves OCTOBER 29, 2015 | 6:30PM, ROYCE AUDITORIUM The Great Artist Gala is St. Cecilia Music Center’s biggest fundraising event of the year. By purchasing a ticket to this benefit you can support Grand Rapids-based SCMC and all of its programs, while enjoying a fabulous evening of food, wine and music! All […]

Michigan BluesFest 2015 Old Town

Michigan BluesFest 2015 Old Town SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2015 | LANSING, MICHIGAN Head to Old Town Lansing for the annual Michigan BluesFest on Sept. 18 & 19! The BluesFest is a two-day FREE music festival that brings national, regional and local acts to an audience of 5,000 – 7,000 people from across Michigan and nearby states. The festival is produced […]

Family Guitar Tent at 2015 GRandJazzFest!

FUN NEWS!!! GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is excited to announce the addition of a Family Guitar Tent sponsored by Godin and Cordoba guitars at the 2015 fest where people can try out different types of guitars and meet GRandJazzFest performer and Spanish guitarist Bryan Lubeck. Kids and families can visit the tent in between musical acts to learn […]

After Party at The B.O.B. on Saturday, Aug. 15

Join the After Party! Keep the jazz love going by stopping by The B.O.B. – just a block away from Rosa Parks Circle – for the GRandJazzFest After Party on Saturday, Aug. 15! On tap are food and drink specials, a chance to win a dining tour of the nine Gilmore Collection restaurants (a $400 […]

Special room rate at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for 2015 GRandJazzFest

Make a GRand Weekend of it! The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is offering a special GRandJazzFest rate of $149/night available for Friday, Aug. 14, Saturday, Aug. 15, and Sunday, Aug. 16. It’s a great rate in an ideal location just steps away from GRandJazzFest at Rosa Parks Circle. Book your room before they’re gone — […]

Lansing JazzFest is Aug. 7-8, 2015

Entering its 21st year, the Lansing JazzFest is a two-day FREE music festival that brings national, regional, and local acts to an audience of roughly 7,000 people from across Michigan and nearby states. JazzFest’s music truly is living music, history in the making. Each artist at the festival is asked to play an original composition, […]

GRandJazzFest 2015 Lineup Reveal!

Please join us at H.O.M.E. at The B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids the evening of April 29 when we announce the 2015 GRandJazzFest lineup! The 4th annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation has teamed up with Gilmore Collection (owner of The B.O.B.) to bring you this special event on Wednesday, April 29, starting at 7 […]

After GRandJazzFest, join the “Jazzfest Afterparty”!

Saturday, Aug. 16, 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m., at The B.O.B., featuring The Steve Hilger Jazz Quintet After GRandJazzFest at Rosa Parks Circle on Saturday, Aug. 16, the party continues at The B.O.B. located at 20 Monroe Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids, with The Steve Hilger Jazz Quintet! Starting at 9:30 p.m. and going until 1 […]

Lansing JazzFest 2014

Celebrate the 20th anniversary year of the Lansing JazzFest on Aug. 1 and 2, 2014! Performers include Glenn Brown & Intergalactic Spiral, Randy Gelispie Quartet with special guest Fareed Haque, RYZ featuring Perry Hughes and Gerard Gibbs, and Dirty Fingers – A Tribute to Big John Patton, by Jim Alfredson. Read more on the performers page, or check the schedule.

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